Tag Archives: NSA

New Worm Uses Seven NSA Tools, Five More than WannaCry

Called EternalRocks, this new worm is not yet weaponized May 22, 2017 20:21 GMT  ·  By Gabriela Vatu  ·  Share: The world thought WannaCry was the worst thing to happen to computer security, but that’s far from the truth given what security researchers just found out – namely a new worm spreading via SMB using […]

Think Twice Before Linking Your Bank Account to an App…

“If you disclose your Card numbers, account numbers, PINs, User IDs, and/or Passwords to any person(s) or entity, you assume all risks and losses associated with such disclosure.” STOP BEING LAZY PROTECT YOURSELF Bob Sullivan / Credit.com 12:08 PM ET Consumer protections limit your liability in case of fraud — but you need to act […]

Hackers Ran Loose Inside JPMorgan Chase For 2 Months Before Getting Caught

By Gerry Smith/Huff Business It’s as if a robber were to break into a bank today and stay there until Christmas before someone noticed. That’s how long hackers had access to JPMorgan Chase’s computer system, The New York Times reported this week. If two months seems like an eternity for cyberthieves to wander through the […]

Google asks judge to keep Gmail privacy case docs secret, because only Google is entitled to privacy

What is your opinion? Why are they above the right to privacy I ask? “Google asks judge to keep gmail privacy case documents secret because only Google is entitled to privacy” By Paul Carr On July 29, 2014 http://pando.com/2014/07/29/google-asks-judge-to-keep-gmail-privacy-case-documents-secret-because-only-google-is-entitled-to-privacy/ Back in May, Google settled a giant class action suit over its mining of Gmail user […]

Apple Downplays Severity of “Backdoors” in iOS Follow-up

July 24th, 2014, 13:46 GMT · By Ionut Ilascu “They appear to be misleading about its capabilities, however, in downplaying them, and this concerns me. I wonder if the higher ups at Apple really are aware of how much non-diagnostic personal information it copies out, wirelessly, bypassing backup encryption,” writes the expert on his blog. […]

PayPal Freezes Accounts of NSA-Proof Service ProtonMail

July 1st, 2014, 12:21 GMT · By Gabriela Vatu Again NSA is in your face, probably scared Paypal. Folks I know Paypal is convenient to pay bills, but there are other alternatives, maybe boycott Paypal for a while, who knows maybe they will stand up for consumers rights. PayPal has decided to restrict payments to […]

Microsoft warns against Windows XP security update hacks

By Samuel Gibbs theguardian.com, Tuesday 27 May 2014 05.44 EDT Hackers discovered way to trick Microsoft into continuing to support Windows XP after updates ceased..You knew this was coming BEWARE Microsoft warned that Windows XP customers may face problems if they install the updates. “The security updates that could be installed are intended for Windows […]

Android users, beware: Huge security hole lets phones secretly spy on you and capture photos

By Zach Epstein on May 23, 2014 at 10:36 AM Email @zacharye Leave it up to Google..folks do you really want these devices in your network?? Like I have always said they are toys leave them at home. We have seen some scary Android malware in the past, but a new report from former Googler […]

Google gets take-down requests after European court ruling

Now lets force this in the US folks..Microsoft declined to comment Reuters By Alexei Oreskovic SAN FRANCISCO (Reuters) – Google Inc is already getting requests to remove objectionable personal information from its search engine after Europe’s top court ruled that subjects have the “right to be forgotten,” a source familiar with the matter said on […]

White House seeks legal immunity for firms that hand over customer data

Obama administration asks legislators drafting NSA reforms to protect telecoms firms complying with court orders Are you serious, you have to love they way the Government rewrites things to appear that they have done something constructive and they always use the “Patriot Act” Spencer Ackerman in New York theguardian.com, Friday 2 May 2014 08.05 EDT […]